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PXS0108 MicroTCA Chassis follows mix and match approach.

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PXS0108 MicroTCA Chassis follows mix and match approach.

Jan 07, 2017 -

Available in 1U rugged, 2U, 5U, and 8U heights, PXS0108 MicroTCA Chassis offers mix and match approach for MicroTCA Carrier Hub (MCH), power and payloads modules. Providing solution for 1 or 2 MCHs, single or dual power supplies and AMCs of multiple sizes, 6-slot MicroTCA system offers PCIe Gen3 speeds backplane choices and performs failover, remote management and power sequencing functions.

Pixus Technologies - Waterloo, ON, CAN

Original Press Release

Pixus Adds New Versatile Features in 1U MicroTCA Chassis

Press release date: Jan 04, 2017

Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, has announced that it's 1U MicroTCA Chassis has new versatile power options.

The PXS0108 chassis is the ideal system for development or deployed MicroTCA applications. The 1U high unit offers a mix-and-match approach for the MicroTCA Carrier Hub (MCH), power, and payload modules. There are options for 1 or 2 MCHs, single or dual power supplies, and multiple size variants of AMCs. Further, the chassis now has advanced power management features. The previous version had only basic, active power management across the backplane. The upgraded PXS0108 has full power module functionality including failover, remote management, power sequencing, and more.

The 6-slot MicroTCA system platform has backplane options up to PCIe Gen3 speeds. A 40GbE backplane option is also available upon request.

Pixus offers MicroTCA chassis platforms in 1U Rugged, 2U, 5U, and 8U heights. The company also provides chassis platforms in OpenVPX, AdvancedTCA, and legacy CompactPCI or VME.

About Pixus Technologies

Leveraging over 20 years of innovative standard products, the Pixus team is comprised of industry experts in electronics packaging. Founded in 2009 by senior management from Kaparel Corporation, a Rittal company, Pixus Technologies' embedded backplanes and systems are focused primarily on ATCA, OpenVPX, MicroTCA, and custom designs. Pixus also has an extensive offering of VME-based and cPCI-based solutions. In May 2011, Pixus Technologies became the sole authorized North and South American supplier of the electronic packaging products previously offered by Kaparel Corporation and Rittal.

Company Contact: 

Justin Moll

Pixus Technologies

916-297-0020

www.pixustechnologies.com

Justin.moll@pixustechnologies.com

519-885-5775